NORSAR is an independent research foundation. We provide high-quality research to our clients in industry, the public sector and society at large.
Since 1968, we have developed our unique seismological expertise through a number of research and development projects. Our core business is to make the world safer. In this context, we perform a wide range of tasks. These include assessing earthquake hazard and risk, monitoring seismic activity and rock slope stability, mapping the Earth's crust and conducting weather and climate studies. This work has resulted in numerous important research findings and helped to develop new business areas. The results of our research have turned into products of high relevance to business and industry.